Graduate Programmes

    The AA Graduate School includes 12 postgraduate programmes offering advanced studies in one of the world’s most dynamic learning environments. All enrolled students join the school in October at the outset of an academic year, and attend full-time studies according to the length of the course selected.

    Full-time Masters programmes include 12-month MA and MSc, and 16-month MArch options. These degrees are taught within the same programme structure for the first stage of the academic year.

    MArch

    16-month programmes, which are open to applicants with a five-year professional degree in architecture, for Architecture & Urbanism, Design & Make, Emergent Technologies & Design, Housing & Urbanism and Sustainable Environmental Design

    MSc

    12-month programmes in Emergent Technologies & Design and Sustainable Environmental Design, which are open to applicants with professional qualifications in architecture, engineering or other related disciplines. Dissertation projects are expected to combine design research with case study work related to students’ backgrounds.

    MA

    12-month programmes in History & Critical Thinking, Housing & Urbanism and Landscape Urbanism, which are open to applicants with professional qualifications in architecture, engineering or other related disciplines. Dissertation projects are expected to combine design research with case-study work related to students’ backgrounds.

    Graduate Diploma

    Two-year, part-time day-release course for Building Conservation

    Postgraduate Diploma

    One-year full-time or two-year part-time course in Spatial Performance & Design, open to professionals in a number of creative fields

    MPhil

    20-month Taught MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design (Projective Cities), open to candidates with a four or five-year degree in architecture (BArch, Diploma or equivalent degree)

    PhD

    Complementing the Masters programmes, the AA PhD programme fosters advanced scholarship and innovative research in the fields of architecture and urbanism through full-time doctoral studies. A new PhD in Architectural Design programme provides a setting for advanced research and learning for architects, designers and other qualified professionals.

    The AA is an Approved Institution and Affiliated Research Centre of The Open University (OU), UK. All taught graduate degrees at the AA are validated by the OU. The OU is the awarding body for research degrees at the AA.

Contact

For Landscape Urbanism (MA)
Housing & Urbanism (MArch/MA)
Emergent Technologies & Design (MArch/MSc)
Spatial Performance & Design (AAIS) (Grad Dip/Cert)
Please contact Imogen Evans on:
T +44 (0)20 7887 4067
evans_im@aaschool.ac.uk


For Architecture & Urbanism (MArch)
Design & Make (MArch)
Sustainable Environmental Design (MArch/MSc)
History & Critical Thinking (MA)
Projective Cities (MPhil)
PhD
Conservation of Historic Buildings (Grad Dip/Cert)
Please contact Saira Soarez on:
T: +44 (0)20 7887 4007
saira.soarez@aaschool.ac.uk

Links & Downloads

Graduate Prospectus
Prospectus


How to Apply Graduate

Online Graduate Application 2014/15

Portfolio Cover Sheet

Read Graduate FAQs

AA School Academic Regulations

AA Student Handbook

Accommodation and Living Expenses Guidelines

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